Definition of put on the dogUS, informal + old-fashioned
- They really put on the dog for their daughter's wedding.
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: a male dog
: a worthless or contemptible person
: having an inferior or inauthentic quality : spurious
: to hunt, track, or follow like a hound
: to worry as if by pursuit with dogs : plague
: to bother or pester persistently
: extremely, utterly
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